This Coconut and Almond Rice Tart is the perfect treat to satisfy a sweet tooth while keeping you feeling fueled. A homemade oat and nut crust is filled with a delicious and sweet almond rice pudding filling for a chilled dairy-free and naturally sweetened pie! Serve for breakfast, a snack or a dessert to finish off any friend or family get-togethers.
Grease 9-inch springform pan and line bottom with parchment paper.
In food processor, combine 1 cup dates, oats, almonds, cashews, hazelnuts, walnuts and coconut oil. Pulse until nuts are finely chopped and mixture forms sticky dough. Press into bottom of prepared pan and refrigerate.
Chop remaining dates. In medium saucepan set over medium heat, bring rice, almond milk, chopped dates, cinnamon stick, lemon zest and salt to boil. Reduce heat and simmer, stirring often, for 15 to 20 minutes or until rice is tender. Remove cinnamon stick.
Sprinkle gelatin over 1/4 cup cold water. Let stand for 5 minutes or until dissolved. Stir into warm rice pudding, then pour mixture over prepared base. Refrigerate for 1 to 2 hours or until set.
To serve, sprinkle with ground cinnamon before slicing.
Top the tart with fresh strawberries if desired.
This rice pudding is also delicious on its own (without a crust or gelatin) for a quick treat.
Got leftover rice? Use it to prepare our authentic Mexican Rice and Beans recipe for a quick and easy dinner option.
Whip up this delicious tart crust, made with simple and clean eating ingredients, from start to finish in your own kitchen! All you need is a food processor or blender to mix them all together. The compact and completely Gluten Free crust is made from blended dates, oats, almonds, cashews, hazelnuts and coconut oil for a new take on an all-time favorite.
To fill your chilled crust, the rice pudding filling is made with Mahatma® White Rice which absorbs the flavor of the other ingredients perfectly! While traditional rice pudding is made with classic milk, this version is completely dairy-free and sweetened using quality Medjool dates, almond milk, cinnamon sticks and a touch of lemon zest to really bring out the other flavors! If you’d like to try out different varieties, experiment with other milk alternatives such as coconut milk, oat milk or soy milk. You can also try making this recipe with Thai Jasmine rice instead.
Following these steps, you can make a tasty and flavor-packed tart, from start to finish. Toppings for this dessert tart include fresh fruit or a vegan whipped cream if desired.
This dessert serves 10, so it’s an ideal choice to bring with you for any family or friend get-together, a potluck dinner or maybe even a BBQ dessert item. It’s also unique as it will indulge any sweet tooth while keeping you satisfied and feeling fueled.
For more delicious dessert ideas to share, try making a few other pie and tart options like a sweet and zesty Key Lime Rice Pudding Pie with a meringue topping —guaranteed to impress your guests. Or, if you’re looking for something more comforting and close to home, try these Sweet Rice and Raisin Mini Pies — perfect for individual servings. For something more savory maybe try out our Seafood Paella recipe.
With Mahatma® Rice you can cook with confidence knowing you’ll be creating something everyone will enjoy. Find everything you need on our Cooking page starting with the difference between rice varieties and what is jasmine rice exactly?